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Scholarly Communication: Identifying Credible Journals

Identifying Credible Journals

If you're unfamiliar with a journal or publisher, determining if they're credible can be challenging, but there are resources available to help you make an informed decision. If you're interested in a particular journal, check to see if it's included in one or more of the following:

To learn more about a particular publisher, check to see if they're a member of the following organizations:

Exclusion from the above resources doesn't automatically mean that a journal and publisher aren't credible. In cases like this, learning more about publishing best practices can help. The following resources are designed to assist you in making the determination yourself: